Berkshire Hathaway : Underwriting Agreement – Form 8-K – Marketscreener.com

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15 (D)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
DATE OF REPORT (DATE OF EARLIEST EVENT REPORTED) December 8, 2022
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC.
(EXACT NAME OF REGISTRANT AS SPECIFIED IN ITS CHARTER)
(STATE OR OTHER JURISDICTION
OF INCORPORATION)
(COMMISSION
FILE NUMBER)
(I.R.S. EMPLOYER
IDENTIFICATION NO.)
3555 Farnam Street
Omaha, Nebraska
(402)346-1400
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(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Other Events.
On December 8, 2022, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (“Berkshire”) issued (i) ¥55,000,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 0.783% Senior Notes due 2025, (ii) ¥41,500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 1.029% Senior Notes due 2027, (iii) ¥1,000,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 1.180% Senior Notes due 2029, (iv) ¥4,000,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 1.452% Senior Notes due 2032, (v) ¥5,100,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 2.003% Senior Notes due 2042 and (vi) ¥8,400,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 2.368% Senior Notes due 2052 ((i) through (vi) collectively, the “Notes”) under a registration statement on Form S-3under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) on January 28, 2022 (Registration No. 333-262384)(the “Registration Statement”). The Notes were sold pursuant to an underwriting agreement entered into on December 1, 2022, by and among (a) Berkshire and (b) Merrill Lynch International and Mizuho Securities USA LLC.
The Notes were issued under an Indenture, dated as of January 28, 2022, by and among Berkshire, Berkshire Hathaway Finance Corporation and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A. (the “Indenture”) and (i) an officers’ certificate dated as of December 8, 2022 by Berkshire with respect to its 0.783% Senior Notes due 2025 (the “2025 Notes Officers’ Certificate”), (ii) an officers’ certificate dated as of December 8, 2022 by Berkshire with respect to its 1.029% Senior Notes due 2027 (the “2027 Notes Officers’ Certificate”), (iii) an officers’ certificate dated as of December 8, 2022 by Berkshire with respect to its 1.180% Senior Notes due 2029 (the “2029 Notes Officers’ Certificate”), (iv) an officers’ certificate dated as of December 8, 2022 by Berkshire with respect to its 1.452% Senior Notes due 2032 (the “2032 Notes Officers’ Certificate”), (v) an officers’ certificate dated as of December 8, 2022 by Berkshire with respect to its 2.003% Senior Notes due 2042 (the “2042 Notes Officers’ Certificate”) and (vi) an officers’ certificate dated as of December 8, 2022 by Berkshire with respect to its 2.368% Senior Notes due 2052 (the “2052 Notes Officers’ Certificate”) ((i) through (vi) collectively, the “Officers’ Certificates”).
The relevant terms of the Notes and the Indenture are further described under the caption “Description of the Notes” in the prospectus supplement relating to the Notes, dated December 1, 2022, filed with the Commission by Berkshire on December 2, 2022, pursuant to Rule 424(b)(5) under the Securities Act and in the section entitled “Description of the Debt Securities” in the base prospectus relating to debt securities of Berkshire, dated January 28, 2022, included in the Registration Statement, which descriptions are incorporated herein by reference.
A copy of the Indenture is set forth in Exhibit 4.1 of the Registration Statement and is incorporated herein by reference. A copy of the 2025 Notes Officers’ Certificate is attached hereto as Exhibit 4.2 and is incorporated herein by reference. A copy of the 2027 Notes Officers’ Certificate is attached hereto as Exhibit 4.3 and is incorporated herein by reference. A copy of the 2029 Notes Officers’ Certificate is attached hereto as Exhibit 4.4 and is incorporated herein by reference. A copy of the 2032 Notes Officers’ Certificate is attached hereto as Exhibit 4.5 and is incorporated herein by reference. A copy of the 2042 Notes Officers’ Certificate is attached hereto as Exhibit 4.6 and is incorporated herein by reference. A copy of the 2052 Notes Officers’ Certificate is attached hereto as Exhibit 4.7 and is incorporated herein by reference. The descriptions of the Indenture, the Officers’ Certificates and the Notes in this report are summaries and are qualified in their entirety by the terms of the Indenture, the Officers’ Certificates and the Notes, respectively.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits
SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
/s/ Marc D. Hamburg
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